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Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

Jan. 19, 2019 1:15 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team. Rueck said the Beavers played a "clean" game, taking care of the basketball, taking good shots and playing defense without sending one of the premier scorers in the nation to the free throw line....

Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought...

Smith's 27 points carry No. 6 Stanford women past Washington

Jan. 19, 2019 12:23 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — There are some games when Stanford finds its groove from the opening tip, methodically handles business, and the key thing coach Tara VanDerveer takes from a victory afterward was the opportunity to rest her regulars and find positives from the small strides. Alanna Smith scored 11...

No. 5 Oregon outlasts No. 19 Arizona State 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19 Arizona State 77-71 on Friday night. Maite Cazorla added 16 points and Ruthy Hebard had 14 for the Ducks (16-1, 5-0 Pac-12), who won their ninth game in a row. Oregon made its last...

Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for 6th straight win

Jan. 18, 2019 11:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Midway through the second half against Xavier, Villanova's Phil Booth launched a 3-pointer that bounced high off the rim before dropping through the net. Things are just falling the right way for Booth and the Wildcats right now. Booth scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie added 18 and No....

Massinburg leads No. 16 Buffalo past E. Michigan, 77-65

Jan. 18, 2019 10:55 PM EST

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo has so many scoring threats, senior guard CJ Massinburg wondered aloud which players their opponents concentrate on stopping. "You," coach Nate Oats said, interrupting his leading scorer. Not on Friday night, when Massinburg shook off a four-game slump to lead the 16th-ranked...

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

Jan. 18, 2019 10:30 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie. UConn fired Ollie after a 14-18 season a year ago, and...

Law hit go-ahead basket as Northwestern holds off Rutgers

Jan. 18, 2019 10:23 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After sitting out a game with a knee injury and spending most of the night shaking off the rust, senior Vic Law delivered for Northwestern with the game on the line against Rutgers. Law shook off a dismal shooting night to hit a go-ahead drive with 4:25 to play and Northwestern held...

No. 24 DePaul women hold off St. John's 73-64

Jan. 18, 2019 10:17 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chante Stonewall scored 22 points and No. 24 DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's 73-64 on Friday night. Stonewall, who sank four 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half as the Blue Demons (13-5, 4-2 Big East Conference) led 19-10 after one quarter and...

Princeton's Cannady suspended after swinging at campus cop

Jan. 18, 2019 9:59 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say Devin Cannady has been suspended from the Princeton University basketball team after throwing a punch at a campus police officer and being arrested following a confrontation at a convenience store. Daniel Day, assistant vice president of communications, says the...